Germany immigration websites

Germany immigration websites, useful links, chat groups

The doc contains about the Germany information I.e. links or exhaustive documents about migrants and refugees. It covers all country on multiple aspects like asylum, housing, education, healthcare and others.

Germany immigration websites, useful links, chat groups

W2eu.info – Welcome to Europe

For freedom of movement: Independent information for refugees and migrants coming to Europe

http://www.w2eu.info/germany.en.html  (English)

http://www.w2eu.info/germany.ar.html  (Arabic)

http://www.w2eu.info/germany.fa.html  (Farsi)

http://www.w2eu.info/germany.fr.html  (French)  

Rights in Exile Programme

List of pro bono legal assistance providers is a directory of organizations, lawyers, and others who are able to assist refugees free-of-charge in legal matters and help secure refugee rights. This list may also be of use to legal providers assembling and arguing cases elsewhere in the world for information on country of origin, case development, and other help.

http://www.refugeelegalaidinformation.org/germany-pro-bono-directory

Map overview of local initiatives for refugees:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1SHp13afz2lzUyrPqFYouMbPgtF4&ll=51.245318615316094%2C10.44830109999998&z=6

Pro Asyl

Advise, state level refugee councils.

https://www.proasyl.de/en/our-network/

+49 (0)69-242 314 20

proasyl@proasyl.de

Germany useful links, healthcare, health insurance, doctors, clinics, mental health, hygiene, hospitals

http://www.videoboost.de/content/fluechtlinge-erklaervideo#1475748048951-0ef62504-dd85 (Video for asylum seekers needing to see a doctor)

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1H2b1vFHTM5PDXu7bAVJqw9giF8Tyn7bLcw9WqgIq3Rs/htmlview?usp=sharing&sle=true (translation when at doctors)

http://www.setzer-verlag.com/epages/79584208.sf/de_DE/?ObjectPath=/Shops/79584208/Categories/Download (Translations of anamnesis- and examination-transcripts)

http://www.medi-bild.de/pdf/asyl/Gesundheitsheft_Asyl.pdf (Health brochure, different languages)

http://www.pharmazeutische-zeitung.de/fileadmin/pdf/Fragebogen_PZ_43_2015.pdf (questionnaire)

http://medibueros.m-bient.com (for ‘sick without papers’)

http://www.baff-zentren.org/mitgliedszentren-und-foerdermitglieder/ (list of psychosocial service centres across Germany)

Germany links, emergency, police, free food, homeless shelter, help support hotlines, other

Organisation similar to Asylum Links EU that replies to questions: https://www.wefugees.de/k

News Sources in other languages

http://www.tagesschau.de/100s/englisch/ , https://www.zdf.de/international/zdfenglish (English)

http://www.tagesschau.de/100s/arabisch/ , https://www.zdf.de/international/zdfarabic  (Arabic)

https://www.ndr.de/infospezial/Nachrichten-fuer-Fluechtlinge-Refugee-Radio,refugeeradio108.html (radio)

https://www.swr.de/refugees (Arabic, Dari, English)

Football for refugees http://farenet.org/campaigns/refugees-football-database/

There are also great FB pages for people living in Berlin who will give away clothes, furniture, appliances, electronics, public transportation tickets and anything really!: https://www.facebook.com/groups/freeyourstuff/

Opening a bank account

English: http://www.konto.org/download/merkblatt-basiskonto-asylbewerber-english.pdf

Arabic: http://www.konto.org/download/merkblatt-basiskonto-asylbewerber-arabisch.pdf

https://www.verbraucherzentrale.de/mehrsprachige-infos-fuer-fluechtlinge (info on insurance, mobile ohones, moving-in, shopping online, copyright, saving energy, avoiding mould, food packaging, collection letters,

Germany links, hotels, renting, buying, housing, shelter, accommodation, camps

Asyl.net

https://www.asylumineurope.org/reports/country/germany/reception-conditions/housing/types-accommodation

How to apply for asylum in Germany

Applying for asylum can be a long, complicated process.

Allemagne : Camps/Accommodation on arrival

Place4Refugees

Help in finding apartments, jobs, education & integration Berlin

http://www.place4refugees.org

Germany links, employment, jobs, work permits, bank account, cash transfer

w2eu.info

https://w2eu.info/germany.en/articles/germany-work.en.html (English)

https://w2eu.info/germany.en/articles/germany-work.fa.html (Farsi)

How to get a workpermit – guide in German

A guide in German language explaining about the various conditions (depending on the status of residence) for getting a work permit in Germany:

http://www.landinsicht-sh.de/fileadmin/pdf/Info_Arbeitserlaubnis__0713.pdf

Opening a bank account

English: http://www.konto.org/download/merkblatt-basiskonto-asylbewerber-english.pdf

Arabic: http://www.konto.org/download/merkblatt-basiskonto-asylbewerber-arabisch.pdf

https://www.verbraucherzentrale.de/mehrsprachige-infos-fuer-fluechtlinge (info on insurance, mobile ohones, moving-in, shopping online, copyright, saving energy, avoiding mould, food packaging, collection letters,

https://www.diakonie.de/english/ (List of social welfare organisations/protestant churches)

Kontakt- und Beratungsstelle für Flüchtlinge und Migrant_innen e.V. Advise Oranienstr. 159, 10969 Berlin-Kreuzberg Phone: 030 / 614 94 00

Email:  kontakt@kub-berlin.org

(Have many translated official docuemnts https://www.kub-berlin.org/formularprojekt/de/uebersetzte-formulare/)

Germany links, unaccompanied minors, young people, children

JMD (Youth Migration Service) https://www.jugendmigrationsdienste.de/en/ (12-27 year-olds)

http://fluechtlingshelfer.info/fuer-engagierte/detail-spezielle-arbeitshilfen/news/erklaervideos-fuer-unbegleitete-minderjaehrige-fluechtlinge/?tx_news_pi1%5BoverwriteDemand%5D%5Bcategories%5D=35&cHash=d89dd896f73b5364138bec0d5861a5a2 (general info, different languages)

Federal Association for uncaccompanied minors (http://www.b-umf.de/en/about/bumf-en)

JMD

Youth Migration Service Across Germany

https://www.jugendmigrationsdienste.de/en/

Germany links, women, men, LGBTQ+, elderly, disability, minorities, diasporas

Queer Refugees info website on asylum, counselling, law, family reunion

http://www.queer-refugees.de

Germany links, education, school, university, enrolment

Websites for learning

https://www.goethe.de/en/spr/flu.html?wt_sc=willkommen (English)

https://www.goethe.de/en/spr/ueb.html (English, online course)

https://www.goethe.de/ar/spr/flu.html (Arabic)

http://www.dw.com/en/learn-german/s-2469 (Course finder, online courses)

http://www.languagetransfer.org (online course)

http://almanibefarsi.com (learning German for Farsi speakers)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAN5rRSvtKE&list=PLLtKK1cMWOZN9ejrK1z1-H2lORpzvgoyu&index=1 (English for Arabic speakers)

https://www.phase-6.de/hallo/kinder/ (app for children)

https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/t-lm-alalmanyt-m-kwmw/id1047846098?l=en&mt=8 (language app)

German-Arabic dictionary / phrasebooks https://d4ueceu56c8vn.cloudfront.net/doc/arabisch-deutsch-sprachfuehrer.pdf

http://bab.la
https://www.refugeephrasebook.de
https://www.refugeephrasebook.de/pdf/de-kiel151026-a4.pdf

http://www.welcomegrooves.de/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/welcomegrooves_DE-ENGLISH1.pdf (English, avialble in different languages)

https://babadada.com/topic/school/ger/eng (Translation/Dictionary)

Integration course finder

http://www.bamf.de/EN/Willkommen/DeutschLernen/Integrationskurse/integrationskurse-node.html
http://www.bamf.de/SiteGlobals/Functions/WebGIS/EN/WebGIS_Integrationskursort.html?nn=1451894

Internship finder

http://www.join-now.org (English)

http://www.join-now.org/arabic/ (Arabic)

Universities offering programs for refugees

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?hl=de&mid=1dIJKbgjwdzyQCkMGI_Ezai8v06o&ll=43.33509412910555%2C-9.055731550000019&z=1
http://www.leuphana.de/en/digital-school.html
https://integration.oncampus.de

https://hochschulforumdigitalisierung.de/de/blog/digital-education-and-information-resources-refugees (English)

https://hochschulforumdigitalisierung.de/blog/hochschulforum-digitalisierung/digital-education-tools-refugees-arabic (Arabic)

https://kiron.ngo (online university for refugees)

Assessment test

Assesses the general and subject-related abilities for academic studies. It assists refugees in continuing or starting academic studies in Germany. Universities use TestAS individually or as part of uni-assist’s documentation-examination procedure for refugees. https://refugees.testas.de/en/

Scholarships for Syrians

https://jusoorsyria.com/scholarships-for-syrian-students-and-refugees/

Employment (Jobs, internships, apprenticeships)

http://www.careers4refugees.de/en/ (English)

https://workeer.de Jobs specifically for refugees and interested employers (German)

https://www.jobbörse.de/refugees/ (German)

https://hr-integrate.com/?lang=en (English, links HR and refugees)

Germany links, visa, asylum, travel documents, passports, identity cards

https://www.ecre.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/ELENA-Index-latest-update-May-2016.pdf (list of contacts)

Short answer to main questions concerning the asylum process

https://www.berlin.de/willkommenszentrum/en/arrival/asylum-process/

How to seek asylum for Berlin

http://www.asyl.net/fileadmin/user_upload/redaktion/Dokumente/Arbeitshilfen/150910_Wie_läuft_ein_Asylverfahren_ab_Überblickstext_Englisch.pdf (English)

http://www.asyl.net/fileadmin/user_upload/redaktion/Dokumente/Arbeitshilfen/150910_Wie_läuft_ein_Asylverfahren_ab_Überblickstext_Arabisch.pdf (Arabic)

Info film for hearing at BAMF (different languages): http://www.asylindeutschland.de/en/film/

Info on hearings with the BAMF (different languages): http://www.asyl.net/index.php?id=337

http://www.bamf.de/EN/Fluechtlingsschutz/InformationenFuerGefluechtete/informationen-fuer-gefluechtete-node.html (BAMF website info)

Information on rights (German)

https://www.nds-fluerat.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Kenne_deine_Rechte_bundesweit.pdf

http://www.bbzberlin.de/images/17_1_4_Infobroschuere%20zu%20Familiennachzug%20zu%20syrischen%20Fluechtlingen%20dt_ar.pdf (family reunion info) THIS LINK DOES NOT WORK

http://www.bamf.de/EN/Fluechtlingsschutz/FamilienasylFamiliennachzug/familienasyl-familiennachzug-node.html

Family reunification (English)

https://familyreunion-syria.diplo.de/webportal/desktop/index.html#start

Family reunification for Syrian refugees. Language can be changed to Arabic!!

http://fluechtlingsrat-bw.de/files/Aktiv-Dateien/Dokumente/2016%2012%20Info%20subs%20Schutz.pdf (subsidary protection info English)

http://fluechtlingsrat-bw.de/files/Aktiv-Dateien/Dokumente/2016%2012%20Info%20subs%20Schutz-AR.pdf (subsidary protection fino Arabic)

https://www.berlin.de/willkommenszentrum/en/families/reunification-of-families/

Requirements to apply for reunification of families in Berlin. (Welcome Center)

Aida – Asylum Information Database Report

Mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of protection in Europe

http://www.asylumineurope.org/reports/country/germany

The above cover image was taken at Fleamarket at Mauerpark in Berlin, Germany. Photo by Kevin McCutcheon on Unsplash